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Forsooth, Ian Doescher Will Be At Star Wars Celebration

In a galaxy far, far…erhm…in Anaheim this weekend storm troopers, droids, and Star Wars fans are descending upon Star Wars Celebration.

While Quirk is sad not to be joining in on the party, we’re excited that William Shakespeare’s Star Wars series author Ian Doescher will be their representing the Bard and glorious iambic pentameter!

On Saturday, 4/18 at 2pm you can find Ian Doescher at the ForceCast stage in Autograph Hall where he’ll be talking about the books and taking questions from the audience! Giveaway alert – you have a chance to win all 4 books in the series at this event!

And on Sunday, 4/19 at 11am he’ll be at the Digital Stage for William Shakespeare’s Star Wars On Stage. Join Ian and actors Marc Thompson, January LaVoy, and Jonathan Davis for an exclusive performance of select scenes from the series live on stage.

At 1pm, Ian and the actors will be signing copies of the William Shakespeare Star Wars series, including the recently released William Shakespeare’s The Phantom of Menace, hosted by the fabulous Mysterious Galaxy (booth #960).

Also, be sure to say “hi” to our bookish friends:
501st Legion: #1081
DK: Booth #1110
Mysterious Galaxy: Booth #960
Penguin Random House Audio – Del Rey: Booth #1211
ThinkGeek: Booth #910

Are you sad like us that you’re not at Celebration this weekend? Join us on Twitter! Tweet @quirkbooks your favorite line from the William Shakespeare’s Star Wars series using #wssw for a chance to win an awesome William Shakespeare’s Star Wars Clone Army Attacketh poster.

May the verse be with you!

Posted by Nicole De Jackmo


CHICAGO! Quirk Books is coming your way! We’re packing up our bags, swag, and a whole lot of awesome books and headed to C2E2 .

We’ll be in booth #516. And, we’re so pumped that we have to preview all of the amazing things you can expect to find at our booth.

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Nick and Tesla's High-Voltage Danger Lab by "Science Bob" Pflugfelder and Steve Hockensmith for $3.99! 


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Cooking with Flowers by Miche Bacher for $3.99! 


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Entertainment Weekly Reveals the Title and Excerpt from Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children Book 3!

Hello, hello Miss Peregrine fans!

For the last week we’ve been keeping a secret but can finally reveal exciting news. Ransom Riggs’s follow-up to Hollow City: The Second Novel of Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children has a title and we're in love.

Drumroll, please!

Library of Souls: The Third Novel of Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children

Entertainment Weekly revealed the title earlier this afternoon and they have an exclusive first look at an excerpt from the book along with some vintage photography that you may find. Head on over and check it out!*

Library of Souls goes on sale on September 22, 2015 and is available for preorder.

While you’re waiting for the third book, continue to visit QuirkBooks.com and follow Ransom Riggs on Twitter (@ransomriggs) for more information, giveaways, and reveals.

And if you loved Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children and haven’t read Hollow City yet, be sure to pick up a paperback edition on February 24, 2015.

*Spoiler Alert: Ransom Riggs warns that if you haven't finished Hollow City then you should hold off on reading the excerpt for Library of Souls.

Posted by Nicole De Jackmo

Quirk Books @ ALA Midwinter 2015: Come Say Hi, Enter Our Giveaway!

Hello from sunny Chicago! Really, it's sunny in Chicago! I just arrived and am excited to see all of the fabulous librarians that will are joining me in the Windy City for ALA Midwinter 2015.

There is a lot going on at ALA Midwinter and Quirk is certainly well-represented at the Penguin Random House booth.

Posted by Nicole De Jackmo